CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3407/4/1
TitleMaterial relating to Helena Mennie Shire's teaching and lecturing at Cambridge.
Extent49 bundles
DescriptionIncludes notes for lectures and courses, information about lecture programmes and timetables, booklists and exam papers. Courses mentioned include: WEA 'Introduction to Literature' 1953; series of lectures on medieval literature given to the Faculty of English, c1950's-1960's; 'Great poetry of the court of Scotland' - lecture given at Cambridge University, 1 November 1970; 'Terrain and seasonal opening in medieval poetry' - lecture given to Churchill students (1973); material for English Tripos exams; lectures on 'Ballad, lyric and the medieval world picture' and satire from 1976; course on 'Kingship - 1550-1700; 'Death and the 17th century poetry' course from 1982; The London Institute of British and European Studies Group, 1973-1986; Medieval Graduate Seminars; 'The Validity of Flora Garry's poetry' given at Churchill College, circa 1986; slides and cards for lecture on 'The medieval world order'.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsAll correspondence files closed for 70 years.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Finding AidsA paper catalogue is available in the Reading Room.
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